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    Mississippi Steamboat Ephemera. Includes an 1872 stock certificate for the "Mississippi Valley Navigation Co. of the South and West" (double glazed), four different 20th century postcards (flood scene, flatboat on river and two steamboats), and eight pieces of ephemera dating from the 1850's to 1907 (six billheads, part of an 1851 insurance company adviso regarding up to date hull inspections, and an 1850's bill of lading for 168 bales of cotton sent to New Orleans with annotation "Pay no salvage on this").

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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